Labyrinth Easter Egg – 7 Secret Jareth Faces


For any fan of the 1986 Jim Henson movie – The Labyrinth, there is an extra special surprise hidden in the film. The face of David Bowie as The Goblin King Jareth, is hidden in seven secret places in the movie.

 The Labyrinth Plot:

The plot revolves around 15 year old Sarah’s quest to reach the center of the Labyrinth maze to rescue her infant brother Toby, who has been kidnapped by Jareth, the Goblin King. With the exception of Bowie and Connelly, most of the significant characters in the film are played by puppets produced by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. There are also some great musical numbers in the movie.


The seven secret Jareth faces can be found in these scenes:

Face 1: The first face appears as soon as Sarah enters the Labyrinth (after talking to the little blue worm).

Face 1

Face 2: After the tunnel cleaners scene, Hoggle and Sarah climb a ladder. Hoggle steps on a weak rung and it breaks. As they show the rung falling, Jareth’s face appears among the rocks.

Face 2

Face 3: After talking to the wiseman, Sarah and Hoggle walk through a hedge maze. Jareth’s face is on the floor, to the left of the obelisk.


Face 4: In the scene after Sarah frees Ludo, Hoggle is seen walking off and muttering, “She’ll never get through the Labyrinth.”Jareth’s face appears on the top left hand corner.


Face 5: At the beginning of the scene were Jareth gives Hoggle the poison peach.


Face 6: Jareth’s face can been seen on the wall of the Bog of Eternal Stench, right after the ledge crumbles.


Face 7: In the forest, right after they leave the Bog of Eternal Stench, Jareth’s face appears among the trees.


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